Greater: Britain After the Storm
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We emerge into a new world at the beginning of a new decade with a new relationship with the European Union. But full realization of development possibilities on these lines is worth added trillions worldwide, and many billions to the UK. In similar language, former minister Sir Simon wrote in the Telegraph newspaper that Mr Sunak “does not get what Britain needs”, adding: “And he is not listening to what the British people want. He knows what he stands for, he knows where the country needs to go, he has got a plan to get us there and that plan is working.
After Boris Johnson was elected Conservative Leader and appointed Prime Minister, he sacked Mordaunt as Defence Secretary thus she left the Government on 24 July 2019. On 6 May 2023, Mordaunt participated in the coronation of Charles III and Camilla, presenting the Jewelled Sword of Offering, in her ceremonial role as Lord President of the Privy Council and bearer of the Sword of State.It looks at the quagmire of Whitehall and the civil service, the bloated House of Lords which is the second largest legislature in the world after the Chinese People's Congress.
The book comes recommended by various political or business figures - Bill Gates wrote the foreword, and blurbs are provided by the likes of Tony Blair, Richard Branson, Elton John, and more. The quality of writing is variable - perhaps reflecting the input of two authors - but where it is more succinct, and uses words and phrases like fighting for values; collective goals; modernise; freedom; trust; Britain was America before America; and do the right thing; it carries a clearer message. When receiving the Speech of the Year award at The Spectator magazine's Parliamentarian of the Year Awards in November 2014, Mordaunt said that she had delivered a speech in the House of Commons just before the Easter recess in 2013 on poultry welfare so as to use the word " cock", as a forfeit for a misdemeanour during Naval Reserve training. Mordaunt has often advocated that the British National Health Service should fund the availability of homeopathy. Without him though, my book would not have happened and it wouldn’t have had so much of the humour it has been praised for.An interesting read delving into British history, culture and our institutions with a plan of action on how we take Britain forward. The parts that are potentially interesting or worth reading are utterly drowned by a relentless deluge of shallow cultural commentary, tedious rehashes of already stale arguments, groan-inducing attempts at humour, and excessively long lists. Under Prime Minister John Major she was Head of Youth for the Conservative Party, before working for two years as Head of Broadcasting for the Conservatives under party leader William Hague (1999–2001).